Marketing Co-ordinator

Raby is looking for an ambitious Marketing Co-ordinator to work closely with the Events and Marketing Manager.  This person will help deliver the Marketing Strategy which includes both internal and external comms strategies.

This is a demanding and fast moving position that requires you to think on your feet, reacting and dealing with numerous enquiries, stakeholders and processes. A minimum of two years’ experience in a similar role is required.

Familiarity with Google Analytics, MailChimp and proactively managing web content is essential. Some experience in using InDesign and Photoshop or similar software packages would be beneficial.

Please find the Job Description to download below. If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter to Nicky Witchell, Events and Marketing Manager admin@raby.co.uk. Tel  01833 660888.

Or post to:
Nicky Witchell, Events & Marketing Manager, Raby Castle, Raby Park, Staindrop, County Durham, DL2 3AH


Strategic Development Officer: UTASS

UTASS (Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services) is recruiting for a Strategic Development Officer to work with the joint project managers.

The role will involve supporting UTASS to develop and deliver its sustainability and business plans and proactively identify new areas for development that maximise its income and helps it continue to support the most vulnerable people in the rural parts of County Durham.

UTASS is looking for someone who has a track record of developing new and innovative opportunities for organisations and who wants to help shape our future.

UTASS is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee based in Middleton-in-Teesdale. UTASS began informally in 1993 after an epidemic of suicides locally (8 people in 6 months). It was formally established in May 2000 and works with and for people in the Durham Dales, providing a one stop shop of holistic services and specialising in agricultural matters. UTASS has a dedicated team of sixteen staff (mainly part time), including 6 sessional youth workers, and is overseen by a board of twelve trustees. The charity is supported by 20 regular volunteers.

The role is for 21 hours per week. Contact bob@utass.org or telephone 01833 641010 for more information or an application pack. Closing date 5th November.

The full job description can be downloaded below.


General Assistant – Catering

We are looking for enthusiastic outgoing individuals, with great customer service skills, to join our team at Raby Castle.

The hours will include weekends, bank holidays and school holidays so we are looking for flexible and reliable people.

Food Hygiene Level 2 and some previous experience would be an advantage.

Duties will include assisting in the preparation of food and delivering outstanding customer service, which provides for an unforgettable visitor experience, creating loyal, return visitors to Raby Estates.

A full job description can be downloaded using the link below. To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Graeme Mailen, Stables Café Manager,  at Graeme.Mailen@raby.co.uk


Volunteer at Raby Castle

Volunteers play a crucial role in helping to open Raby Castle to more visitors.

Our volunteer stewards is an exciting role if you like talking to people, want to meet new people and want to gain new skills.

Excellent customer service is at the heart of what we do, and our Volunteer Stewards help our visitors to discover more about Raby Castle and leave them feeling inspired. You will be key in imparting a welcoming presence and enhancing security alongside acting as a friendly source of information in the Castle’s public rooms.

You will work alongside the wider Visitor Services team to ensure the visitor experience meets our high standards; you will also be on hand to assist visitors throughout their visit, engaging visitors and supporting the Visitor Services team in the day to day running of Raby Castle.

There may be other opportunities to volunteer across Raby Estate. If you are interested in volunteering at Raby Castle, please download an application form below and email it to:


Or post to
Raby Castle, Staindrop, Darlington, Co. Durham, DL2 3AH

or call 01833 660202 for further information